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01
Mar
2018

CASS disciplines ranked among world’s Top 10

Three ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences disciplines have been named among the world’s top 10 in the 2018 QS World University...
 Hayden Wilkinson. Image supplied.
28
Feb
2018

Philosophy student awarded Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship

ANU School of Philosophy PhD student Hayden Wilkinson has been awarded a 2018 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship to study in the United...
 Professor Catherine Travis and Professor Rena Torres Cacoullos.
27
Feb
2018

“Spanglish” and other mixes not a given when languages collide

When two languages meet, do they create a “language sandwich”? Or do they result in one or both languages being changed irrevocably?  ...
 Professor Simone Dennis
19
Feb
2018

Third hand cigarette smoke not cause for panic

An Australian National University (ANU) anthropologist is warning against undue alarm as the concept of health concerns from third-hand-...
 The findings of this interdisciplinary study have had a surprising international impact so far, Dr Graham says.
02
Feb
2018

Anti-vaccination Facebook groups resemble 'small worlds': study

Anti-vaccination groups on Facebook exhibit 'small world' characteristics, feature mostly women members, and are durable networks which...
 Dr Susy Macqueen and Associate Professor Christine Phillips (left to right).
24
Jan
2018

New research evaluates Google Translate for medical context

Digital translation tools have made huge strides in recent years due to advancements in machine learning. As they get better and better,...
 Asia Foundation Senior Vice President Gordon Hein (left) and Professor Matthew Gray, Director of the ANU Centre for Social Research, reached the agreement in December 2017. Image: Asia Foundation
23
Jan
2018

Australian Data Archive to host Asia Foundation surveys

The Australian Data Archive and Asia Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to allow the Archive to host the Asia...

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